Sentence Examples

  • That this doctrine was a mainstay of Jewish faith in those very days of exile which gave the Sabbath a new importance for the faithful.
  • Led by the great demagogue dictator, Jacob van Artevelde, they became the mainstay of the English party in the Netherlands.
  • In April the Tory ministry under Wellington withdrew Clinton's division, which was the mainstay of the charter.
  • As the land tax forms the mainstay of the imperial revenue, so the ryot or cultivator constitutes the unit of the social system.
  • The mainstay of the agriculture of the department is the raising of live-stock, especially of cattle of the Aubrac breed, for which Laguiole is an important market.

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